Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Python Developer was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Python Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 853 1034 1188
Rank change year-on-year +181 +154 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Python Developer 348 185 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.099% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.10% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 322 159 113
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £82,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year -18.52% +17.39% +15.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Senior Python Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Python Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer.

Salary trend for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Python Developer in the UK

Senior Python Developer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Python Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +184 324 £67,500 +3.85% 20
London +145 252 £70,000 +12.00% 10
UK excluding London +45 96 £55,000 -18.52% 11
South East +32 38 £55,000 -21.43% 3
Scotland 0 24 £52,500 -25.00% 1
East of England +13 18 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Midlands +8 9 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Midlands +3 9 £47,500 -5.00%
North of England +14 6 £50,000 -2.44% 1
Yorkshire +13 5 £48,750 -2.50% 1
South West +6 1 £42,500 -29.17% 1
North West -9 1 £50,000 -4.76%

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Senior Python Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Senior Python Developer in the job title.

1 348 (100.00%) Python
2 171 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (35.06%) Django
4 99 (28.45%) JavaScript
5 94 (27.01%) Java
6 89 (25.57%) Finance
7 88 (25.29%) Linux
8 85 (24.43%) Flask
9 80 (22.99%) TDD
10 79 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
11 76 (21.84%) C++
12 66 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
13 64 (18.39%) SQL
14 61 (17.53%) Docker
15 59 (16.95%) Software Engineering
16 55 (15.80%) RESTful
17 49 (14.08%) Big Data
17 49 (14.08%) C#
18 47 (13.51%) HTML
18 47 (13.51%) Git (software)
18 47 (13.51%) Microservices
19 46 (13.22%) Degree
19 46 (13.22%) NoSQL
19 46 (13.22%) CSS
20 45 (12.93%) Fintech
21 40 (11.49%) Scrum
22 38 (10.92%) OO
23 37 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
23 37 (10.63%) Mentoring
24 36 (10.34%) REST

Senior Python Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (10.06%) Elasticsearch
2 30 (8.62%) Apache Spark
3 17 (4.89%) OpenStack
4 14 (4.02%) Apache
5 6 (1.72%) Confluence
5 6 (1.72%) IPython
5 6 (1.72%) nginx
6 5 (1.44%) Apache Solr
6 5 (1.44%) Jupyter
7 4 (1.15%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.29%) Gunicorn
8 1 (0.29%) IIS
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.29%) Tornado
8 1 (0.29%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 79 (22.70%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (10.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (3.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (2.59%) SaaS
5 4 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.86%) Heroku
7 2 (0.57%) GitHub
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.29%) Serverless
8 1 (0.29%) Slack
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.87%) DNS
2 8 (2.30%) Broadband
2 8 (2.30%) DHCP
2 8 (2.30%) HTTP
3 7 (2.01%) Firewall
4 2 (0.57%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.57%) SMTP
4 2 (0.57%) SSH
4 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.57%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
2 49 (14.08%) Big Data
3 46 (13.22%) NoSQL
4 33 (9.48%) Relational Database
5 25 (7.18%) Hadoop
6 24 (6.90%) MongoDB
7 18 (5.17%) SQL Server
8 17 (4.89%) MySQL
9 16 (4.60%) Oracle Database
10 15 (4.31%) RDBMS
11 13 (3.74%) Redis
12 6 (1.72%) Apache Hive
13 5 (1.44%) KDB
14 4 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (1.15%) Kdb+
14 4 (1.15%) OpenStack Swift
14 4 (1.15%) Riak
15 3 (0.86%) Apache Cassandra
15 3 (0.86%) Neo4j
16 2 (0.57%) GIS
Development Applications
1 47 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 24 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 19 (5.46%) JIRA
4 7 (2.01%) GitLab
5 6 (1.72%) Subversion
6 5 (1.44%) webpack
7 4 (1.15%) CircleCI
8 3 (0.86%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.57%) git-flow
10 1 (0.29%) GoCD
10 1 (0.29%) Selenium
10 1 (0.29%) Vagrant
General
1 89 (25.57%) Finance
2 32 (9.20%) Banking
3 25 (7.18%) Front Office
4 23 (6.61%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.74%) Marketing
6 10 (2.87%) Games
7 7 (2.01%) Electronics
7 7 (2.01%) Manufacturing
7 7 (2.01%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.15%) Back Office
9 3 (0.86%) Retail
10 2 (0.57%) Automotive
11 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (35.06%) Django
2 85 (24.43%) Flask
3 55 (15.80%) RESTful
4 47 (13.51%) HTML
5 46 (13.22%) CSS
6 36 (10.34%) REST
7 34 (9.77%) Web Services
8 29 (8.33%) React
9 24 (6.90%) AngularJS
10 16 (4.60%) HTML5
10 16 (4.60%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (4.31%) Node.js
12 14 (4.02%) Celery
12 14 (4.02%) jQuery
13 13 (3.74%) Natural Language Processing
14 12 (3.45%) NumPy
14 12 (3.45%) Pandas
15 11 (3.16%) CSS3
16 10 (2.87%) Kafka
16 10 (2.87%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.93%) Fintech
2 33 (9.48%) Computer Science
3 24 (6.90%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (4.89%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (4.60%) Algorithms
6 14 (4.02%) Robotics
7 9 (2.59%) Private Cloud
8 8 (2.30%) Derivative
9 7 (2.01%) Equities
9 7 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 6 (1.72%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.44%) Hedge funds
12 4 (1.15%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
13 3 (0.86%) EPoS
13 3 (0.86%) SWIFT
14 2 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
14 2 (0.57%) Reinsurance
15 1 (0.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 88 (25.29%) Linux
2 32 (9.20%) Unix
3 9 (2.59%) Windows
4 6 (1.72%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.29%) Android
5 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (49.14%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (22.99%) TDD
3 59 (16.95%) Software Engineering
4 47 (13.51%) Microservices
5 40 (11.49%) Scrum
6 38 (10.92%) OO
7 37 (10.63%) Mentoring
8 35 (10.06%) Machine Learning
9 34 (9.77%) DevOps
10 33 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
12 28 (8.05%) Open Source
13 26 (7.47%) Unit Testing
14 24 (6.90%) Mathematics
14 24 (6.90%) SOA
15 23 (6.61%) SDLC
16 19 (5.46%) Analytics
16 19 (5.46%) Multithreading
17 18 (5.17%) Pair Programming
18 17 (4.89%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 348 (100.00%) Python
2 99 (28.45%) JavaScript
3 94 (27.01%) Java
4 76 (21.84%) C++
5 64 (18.39%) SQL
6 49 (14.08%) C#
7 19 (5.46%) Bash Shell
8 17 (4.89%) Scala
9 16 (4.60%) C
10 14 (4.02%) Ruby
11 8 (2.30%) Perl
12 7 (2.01%) R
13 6 (1.72%) Shell Script
13 6 (1.72%) VBA
14 5 (1.44%) ES6
15 4 (1.15%) Go
16 3 (0.86%) Groovy
16 3 (0.86%) PHP
16 3 (0.86%) T-SQL
17 2 (0.57%) Jython
Qualifications
1 46 (13.22%) Degree
2 19 (5.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.29%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) GCP
2 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 61 (17.53%) Docker
2 8 (2.30%) Samba
2 8 (2.30%) Squid
Systems Management
1 29 (8.33%) Ansible
2 27 (7.76%) Kubernetes
3 9 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.01%) Kibana
5 5 (1.44%) Puppet
6 4 (1.15%) OpenNebula
6 4 (1.15%) Salt
7 1 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.29%) logstash
7 1 (0.29%) Mesos
7 1 (0.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 23 (6.61%) Oracle
2 13 (3.74%) Google
3 12 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.30%) NetApp
5 7 (2.01%) SAP
6 6 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.86%) Sybase
8 3 (0.86%) VMware
9 1 (0.29%) Intel
9 1 (0.29%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) Xero